Explore Academy LCS
Grades Served: 5-10
(Expanding to K-12)
School Size: 400 students
Class Size: 16:1
850 N. Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Second site has been approved at
4201 Del Rey Blvd (Coming Soon)
The Explore Academy Educational Model
Innovative and creative as never before seen in education, the Explore Academy Educational Model reinvents the entire learning process. For more information about the Explore Academy experience, visit the home page.
History of Explore Academy - Las Cruces
The first Explore Academy opened its doors as a New Mexico state-authorized charter school in August 2014. The founding team applied for Explore Academy - Las Cruces in June of 2019 and in the spring of 2021, the Public Education Department approved the school's charter.
Explore Academy - Las Cruces opened its doors to students in the fall of 2021.
Explore Academy LCS partners with Explore Learning Systems (ELS) to implement the innovative Explore Academy model, an educational framework based on choice that promotes student growth and responsibility while providing an individualized educational path for each student.
Karen Casedy, Head Administrator
STUDENT SCHEDULING LINKS
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Gr 5)
Q1 . Q2 . Q3 . Q4
FRESHMEN (Gr 8, Transfer 9)
(Returning 9th & ALL 10th - 12th)
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EXPLORE WITH US
Introducción En Español
The current application for 2023-24 is closed.
The application for 2024-25 will open Dec 1.
The lottery for 2024-2025 will be held on March 19, 2024.
Principal Office Hours
Mondays, 9-10am . Make an Appt
Explore Academy in the News!
Check out our article in the Las Cruces Sun
Grades K-5 Approved!
Explore Academy has been approved to offer grades K-5. The school will start its rollout with 5th grade for 2023-24
Explore Academy will be splitting to a two-campus school in the fall of 2024.
Grades K-7 will be served at the Telshor campus while grades 8-12 will be served at the school's new facility: 4201 Del Rey Blvd
Details to come!
View grades and attendance
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National School Lunch Program
Generally the second Wednesday
of each month
6:00 pm via Zoom (link on agenda)
PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS
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Explore Academy - Las Cruces please email us, using "Public Records Request" as the subject. List the specific information requested in the body of the email.